Privacy Policy

Help for Children in Need Foundation (HCNF) is committed to ethically using and protecting the information your share on the website

The following Privacy Policy outlines our mutual understanding of the privacy policy. Please read the entire Privacy Policy. Your browsing or using our website constitutes your consent to all the terms and conditions in this Privacy Policy and you shall be bound by the same.

1. You browse the Site anonymously. We do not require you to identify yourself or reveal any Personal Information while browsing through the Site. However, you may not be able to access certain sections of the Site or interact with us without supplying us with Personal Information. For instance, you would not be able to transact at the Site or make any donations at the Site, without providing the Site with Personal Information. While you are browsing through the Site, the Site’s operating system may automatically record some general information (“General Information”) about your visit such as:
(i) the date and time you visit the Site, along with the address of the previous website you were visiting, if you linked to us from another website

(ii) the type of browser you are using (such as Internet Explorer version ‘X’)

(iii) which ‘hit’ it is on the Site

2. The General Information is not Personal Information.The General Information is used by HCNF for statistical analysis, for tracking overall traffic patterns and might be used for analysis.

3. “Cookies” are small amounts of data that a website can send to a web browser on a visitor’s computer. The cookie is stored on a visitor’s computer. A cookie may enable the site holder to track how a visitor navigates through its site and the areas in which they show interest. HCNF has these cookies enabled but your browser has a function by which you can refuse cookies as well.

4. Personal information will be used by HCNF for internal purposes including sending you information and requests, processing donations, queries and clarifications and providing receipts. It might also be used to evaluate and analyse site activities and effectiveness.

5. HCNF might share Personal Information collected with third parties or other authorized people who provide certain services to HCNF or other partners and associates as it deems fit. HCNF cannot guarantee that such parties will keep your Personal Information confidential and HCNF will not be liable in any manner for any loss of confidentiality attributable to such third parties.

7. HCNF endevours to use up-to-date security measures to protect your Personal Information and the site.

8. HCNF shall be absolutely entitled at its sole discretion from time to time add to, alter, delete or modify any of the terms and conditions contained herein. Such changes, additions, alterations, deletions or modifications shall be binding on you once you visit the Site after the Privacy Policy has been so amended.

 9. HCNF takes the utmost care to process donations as per the instructions given by our donors, online and offline. However, in case of an unlikely event of an erroneous donation or if the donor would like to cancel his donation, HCNF will respond as soon as possible and do the needful within the best possible timelines.